We all have an inner voice. Sometimes that voice can be really helpful and encouraging. I love those days when I wake up and my internal voice tells me I’m amazing. It pretty much guarantees a positive day. However, being human, not every day is like that. Continue reading Create Your Positive Inner Voice
Have you ever noticed when someone makes you angry or puts you in a bad mood that your body tenses up? And when you think about someone or something you love the opposite happens, your body relaxes and opens up. There is a complex link between our bodies and minds. It’s easy to see how your mind influences your body, but we are also learning more and more about how our bodies also influence our minds. Continue reading Boost Your Mood Naturally
Bit of a confession…I think we all know taxes are due really soon. I wonder how many of you have been procrastinating like me? Watching that deadline tick closer and closer knowing I have to do this. So I sit down to focus on expense reports, but there’s this incredible urge to check my notifications, do some dishes, walk the dog, or just about anything else. I know I’m supposed to be getting this done, but OMG did you see that last tweet??! What the hell??? Continue reading Stop Procrastinating With This Easy Motivation Hack
There’s an expectation that the holidays are a time for fun and joy, perfect gifts and family harmony. But for so many of us, this time of year can be really difficult. The overeating, overspending, the not so comfortable family relationships. It can be a time of real stress and sometimes loneliness.
How would it feel to do something different this year? There are lots of little things you can do to reduce your stress and feel more connected now. Continue reading Avoid Holiday Stress
Thanksgiving is here again and with it holiday stress. Between the work that goes into getting ready, all the way through to your crazy relative shouting about politics at the table, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed. It’s no wonder so many of us throw back the cocktails and overeat pie. Despite the challenges Thanksgiving can bring, you have the ability to remain calm and relaxed when you practice these few easy steps. Continue reading Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed This Thanksgiving
Random Acts of Mindfulness | Sept 21st- 29th
Anxiety and stress from Irma can feel overwhelming. Worries about the damage, being without electricity, loss of income, even having to leave your home can affect your calm
You deserve to free your mind from the storm so you can move on with life.
Whoever would have thought you have this incredible superpower-like ability to create an alternate reality? Your mind is more creative and powerful than you could ever imagine. Setting goals is easy, reaching them not so much, unless Continue reading Visualization-Your Own Superpower
People who know me know that I have spent a lot of time traveling and living overseas. There’s almost nothing I love more than being in a new place where everything is different. It is definitely not always easy, but it gives you a perspective you can’t really get in a 9-5 life.
One of the beautiful things I was lucky enough to experience while living in Thailand is the idea of sanuk. Continue reading Joy and Happiness as a Way of Life
We all experience anxiety and stress. Worry can center on relationships, money, health, work, or even things we have absolutely no control over. Those times can feel very overwhelming. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a few simple things you could do to turn down that response, letting your heart slow down and your body relax? The truth is everyone has the ability to reduce stress and anxiety. Here are some simple things you can do to unstick yourself from that old response, no matter what is going on around you. Continue reading Easy steps to turn down anxiety
With 100,000+ hits on YouTube at last check, you may have already seen this adorable video of the little girl who is given a paperclip as a gift. Beyond being seriously cute (almost as cute as the little girl that rules my house with glitter and tutus) it has a beautiful message about gratitude. It got me thinking, why is gratitude so important? It feels good and doesn’t take much effort, but what is it affecting?
The answer is a lot, and it all relates back to your happiness. Here are some of the big ones. Continue reading Gratitude- How it affects you and why it’s so important